When: Monday, April 2 2018 @ 7:30pm
Where: Fayerweather 313
Join CDSS, Suraj Keshri, and Min-hwan Oh, two PhD students in the Operations Research department, for an exciting talk on advanced analytical techniques in basketball. The talk will discuss ongoing work on exploiting optical tracking data to develop new metrics to better characterize player strengths, including understanding defensive assignment and automatic event detection, and combining trajectory modeling with shot efficiency. Methodologically, this work relies on hidden Markov models, logistic regression, deep neural nets, and unidirectional and bidirectional Long Short Term Memory (LSTM) networks.